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LTC Lakeysia Harvin

Assistant Professor


Lieutenant Colonel Harvin is originally from Gainesville, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in business economics from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida and a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

Upon graduating from law school in 1997, Lieutenant Colonel Harvin worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Office of the State Attorney in Bradenton, Florida. In that position, she represented the State of Florida in many misdemeanor and juvenile court cases.

In 2000, Lieutenant Colonel Harvin was commissioned in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Since commissioning, Lieutenant Colonel Harvin has served in several key assignments throughout the Army. Lieutenant Colonel Harvin’s previous assignments include: Chief, Legal Assistance and Administrative Law Attorney, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Hood, Texas; Labor Law Attorney, U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Trial Defense Counsel, Fort Knox Kentucky; Chief, Military Justice, 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Fort Knox, Kentucky and Iraq; Administrative Law Attorney, U.S. Armor Center and School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; and Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army South, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Fiscal Law and Freedom of Information Attorney, U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; and Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army Central Command, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.

Publications & Presentations

Book Review: The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier’s Education. The Military Review, Spring 2011.